Pavel Durov Is In The Fortune Rating 40 Under 40
Pavel Durov, the founder of the telegram messenger Telegram and VKontakte, was added to the list of 40 most influential businessmen in the category under 40 years old. The rating was published on Thursday at the official Fortune website. Durov's name ranked 25th in the ranking.
"He was called the Russian Mark Zuckerberg, but it's time to drop this epithet and acknowledge Durov's own achievements," says his profile description.
One of the founders and the head of Instagram, Kevin Systrom divided the first place with the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckenberg.
Co-founders of the Lyft transport company Logan Green and John Zimmer take the second place. The third place takes the co-founder of China Meituan-Dianping Wang Xin.
The Canadian-Russian programmer and creator of the Ethereum platform, Vitalik Buterin, took the 22nd position.
In February, Forbes magazine estimated the condition of Pavel Durov at $ 1.7 billion.